Usage examples for temporary

  1. In her heart she did not blame her son, on the contrary she admired his spirit, and if the temporary absence from home would make him happier, she would not hold him back. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  2. There some king shepherds gave the woman and children temporary shelter; and Wallace, seeing that if anything were to be done for Scotland, he must swell the host, put the part under my guidance, giving me orders that when they were rested I should march them to Glenfinlass, here to await his return. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. Lucky if temporary harm were all the ill they were likely to do; lucky if-! – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle
  4. We'll stay here until it is safe, ' said Dean, as he led his horse into the woods toward the Indian's temporary camp. – Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Colborne
  5. Provide me with a temporary occupation. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  6. In this way the little creature soon provides itself with a snug enclosure which serves it as a temporary home. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed
  7. Our stay is only of a temporary nature; we will move on when the time for action comes. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  8. " Why should these red- skins possess what I so deeply long for; and only for their short temporary enjoyment? – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  9. The form of government thus provided having been considered but as temporary, and open to such future improvements as further information of the circumstances of our brethren there might suggest, it will of course be subject to your consideration. – State of the Union Addresses of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  10. As soon as I can find temporary quarters for us. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  11. Now I will take out that temporary filling and finish you up." – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  12. On the other hand, the whole spirit of the Bill marks the greater part of them as temporary. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  13. Besides, absence is a temporary death. – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  14. He was in the sanguinary affair at Bunker's Hill and had charge of erecting the temporary fortifications. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  15. This suspension of silver coinage was simply a temporary precaution. – The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896 by William Arthur Shaw
  16. For a time he grew stronger and better, but the improvement was only temporary. – Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches by Joel Chandler Harris
  17. It occurred during the temporary absence of the colonel: he could not well place the captain under arrest for things he had done when acting as post commander. – The Deserter by Charles King
  18. She had known cases of temporary loss of the senses through excessive joy or grief. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  19. It would only be temporary. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  20. She tried to encourage father, and really believed his weakness was only temporary. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes